Villa with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and swimming pool in Gaillac, France
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From £1,065 per week
Villa to rent in Gaillac, France
Villa overview - owner's description
Welcome to Aillac Farmhouse: a charming 17th Century property in the heart of the Limousin-Perigord National Park.Aillac is a spacious.
Welcome to Aillac Farmhouse: a charming 17th Century property in the heart of the Limousin-Perigord National Park.
Aillac is a spacious, stone farmhouse that offers comfortable accommodations for a holiday rental for up to 11 people in four bedrooms. It has been renovated with great care to maintain its original character. The 10x5m private swimming pool is fully terraced and alarmed. It is for your exclusive use.
Aillac Farmhouse is on 7 acres of completely private grounds within the Perigord-Limousin National Park.
This is an ideal location for those who enjoy nature in unspoilt surroundings. You can play football in the garden, read in the shade, or sit under the parasols with a drink, overlooking the pool. There is a barbeque for your use.
The cities of Limoges and Perigueux are approximately 40 minutes away. Aillac is just 5 kms from either La Coquille or Chalus for everyday shopping and services. Limoges airport is 40 minutes away by car. Aillac Farmhouse has everything you need for a relaxing time in the heart of the French countryside.
Note: the advertised prices are for 8 guests. The chateau sleeps up to 3 extra guests at an additional cost of £20/person/week.
There are four large bedrooms over two floors.
The master bedroom (30 sq m) is a lovely dual aspect room with super king size bed and exposed beams on ceiling and walls. There is a magnificent open fireplace in the bedroom and a door leading directly to the upper garden. This is a fantastic place to watch the early morning wildlife as you look over the pool.
Bedroom 2 (30 sq m) is also on this floor. It has twin beds and is also dual aspect, overlooking the front and side gardens.
The main bathroom has been recently refitted to include a modern white bathroom suite, comprising a bath and a powerful walk-in shower.
On the top floor there are two further bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 3 (25 sq m) has a double bed and a single bed (sleeping 3) and a football table.
Bedroom 4 (20 sq m) has 2 sets of twin beds (sleeping 4), a small TV, video recorder and a PS1 with games. There is a travel cot available if required.
The second modern bathroom comprises of a white bathroom suite with an in-bath shower.
The large traditional farmhouse Kitchen/Dining Room is a perfect area to unwind during a long French lunch. Traditional features include a vast open fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed beamed walls and ceiling. The Dining Room table seats up to ten. Appliances include an electric cooker with gas hob, American fridge freezer, microwave, washer-dryer and dishwasher.
The main living room is some 30 sq metres but retains a cosy feel with a wood burning stove. It is a lovely cool room in summer but very warm and comfortable in winter. It has a large 42" TV with British television if you fancy a night in after a day in the sun, and a CD player and DVD player/recorder. The French doors open out onto the extensive gardens.
The Aillac Farmhouse is set in 7 acres of meadows and woodland and is the perfect choice for those seeking peace and tranquillity. The 10x5m swimming pool, situated in the south facing back garden, is for the exclusive use of guests and is completely private. The pool is well placed to enjoy sun all day whilst relaxing in the peaceful surroundings. There are plenty of outside eating areas, in the sun and in the shade. There is a large lawn area and neighbouring meadow and woods to explore. At the front of the farmhouse there are ample shady spots to park several cars.
There is a rich variety of flora and fauna in the grounds, including many different types of birds, toads, salamanders, lizards, wild deer and rabbits. The Sweet Chestnut tree has a resident Green Woodpecker nesting, and the Blue and Great tits have made a home of the wall by the table. If you fancy a bit of exercise, there are plenty of established walkways in the surrounding countryside.
Aillac farmhouse is located in a small hamlet of houses 2km away from the beautiful village of St. Pierre de Frugie. It is found halfway between Limoges and Perigueux, on the edge of the Dordogne, bordering the Limousin. The farmhouse is set within the Parc Naturel du Perigord-Limousin and surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Limoges Airport is located approximately 40 minutes away. Calais is a 6-7 hour drive.
The towns of La Coquille and Chalus - where Richard the Lionheart was fatally wounded - are nearby. The prehistoric caves at Les Eyzies and old towns such as Rocamadour, Bergerac, and St. Emilion are within reasonable distance.
There are several medieval market towns within easy driving distance of the farmhouse. Thiviers has a traditional farmers' market and Piegut has a market every Wednesday where you can buy fresh fish, oysters, and local produce. Nontron, the principal town of the Perigord Vert, is not very far away. It has ancient ramparts and a fine square from the 18th century. Visit the chateau at Jumilhac le Grand to experience spectacular views.
The local produce of the area includes foie gras, truffles, cepes, confit, and clafoutis. Guests will find Cep wild mushrooms growing in the farmhouse garden. Local wines cover all budgets from Bergerac to St. Emilion, and Pineau to Cognac. The vineyards in Bordeaux and distilleries in Cognac are well worth a day out.
Aillac Farmhouse is 40 minutes from the cities of Limoges and Perigueux. Between them you will find the usual tourist attractions, caves, chateaux, churches, aquariums, war memorials and museums.
The town of Brantome, known as 'The Venice of the Perigord Vert', offers a lovely day out: perhaps try canoeing in the picturesque setting, followed by a picnic.
There are plenty of fun days out in the local region, including velo-railing (an unusual experience of biking on train tracks), quad biking, karting, and Acrobois (acrobatics in the woods). There are various swimming lakes in the vicinity of the farmhouse, and plenty of private lakes for fishing.
- Swimming Pool: Outdoor Unheated.Please note that the swimming pool is not supervised. It is your responsibility to ensure children and non-swimmers are supervised at all times. The alarm should be set at all times when not using the swimming pool.The swimming pool will be “open” from 1st May through to 12th September. If the owners receive advance notice, these dates are potentially negotiable.
- Child safety: The property is rural and young children must be watched at all times as there are areas of the grounds which are a potential danger to children, e.g., swimming pool, steps and steep drops.
- Guests are requested to bring their own towels for the pool area.
- Guests are responsible for the replacement or payment of any breakages. All household rubbish should be removed on departure. A charge will be made for rubbish left in or around the property after departure.
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Prices and availability
Updated 29 April 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 29 April - 1 September 2017: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 2 September 2017 - 27 April 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 28 April - 21 September 2018: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 11
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable
Open fire, Car hire optional